Outsourcing Security Special

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Security outsourcing catches on
Outsourcing of IT security services will increase dramatically over the next five years despite fears about turning over the keys to the company to an outside entity.

Does zero-day mean zero response?
Today, many IT security observers believe that zero-day attacks are imminent – if, in fact, they haven’t already happened..

Spear phishing targets enterprise
Unlike traditional phishing, which takes a scattershot approach, spear phishing is a carefully planned and executed attack against selected organizations.

Firms seek ‘flexibility’ when outsourcing IT
While cost savings and security will continue to remain key factors in the selection of a managed IT services provider, Canadian firms have been basing their choice on yet another factor: flexibility.

Outsourced security called battle tested
Outsourcing corporate security is no longer risky business and large organizations should hand off network monitoring and security services as soon as possible. That was the main conclusion Gartner analysts.

Online backup services come of age
Backing up your data to a secure, encrypted server in a remote location is the ultimate insurance against losing something irreplaceable. And outsourcing plays a crucial role.

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Sun, Lucent tout encrypted e-mail service
Sun, Lucent and Echoworx are banding together to provide an encryption service that can save businesses from having to build their own infrastructure to secure e-mail.

Pacific Internet partners with Cisco for SMB security
In a first of its kind, Pacific Internet Ltd. has partnered with Cisco Systems Inc. to supply SMBs with managed end-to-end IP connectivity and security.

Asian firms eye security outsourcing
Corporations across Asia Pacific are expected to become more open to the concept of outsourcing the management of their IT security systems.

Continuous data protection finds supporters
Nearly every storage vendor has acknowledged developing a continuous or near-continuous data protection scheme.

White papers

How to select a Managed Security Service Provider
This white paper (PDF file) was created to help advise you on the benefits of choosing to outsource, as well as how to select an MSSP that will best suit the needs of your organization.

Internet Security Systems: Wireless LAN Security
Internet Security Systems provides a managed security service for wireless LANs. This 24/7/365 solution works with the customer to set policy and architecture, plus provides emergency response, if needed.

WLANs: The Next-Generation Business Case
This white paper (PDF file) highlights the benefits of WLAN technology in terms of costs, security, output etc.

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